Fragment no. 22 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection


Title

Fragment no. 22 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection

Identifier

Melbourne, Mon. Uni. MS. Bischoff frag. 022

Description

Written Area: larger fragment 173 x 70mm, smaller fragment 120 x 73mm. Number of Lines: 24, 18. Line Height: approx 6.25mm Large flourished letter to start the larger fragment.

Language: German?
From the Monash Rare Books collection of over one hundred fragments of medieval manuscripts and early printed books from the twelfth to sixteenth centuries that had belonged to the world-renowned authority on medieval palaeography (the study of handwriting), Professor Bernhard Bischoff (1906-1991).

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Extent

Physical Size: 2 parchment fragments (173 x 70mm, 136 x 73mm). Both glued to brown onion skin paper which has deteriorated. The larger fragment's onion skin paper was glued to a piece of brown paper (190 x134mm) but the onion skin paper has broken and the fragment is now detached.

Rights

Out of copyright

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Citation

“Fragment no. 22 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection,” Monash Collections Online, accessed April 23, 2019, http://repository.monash.edu/items/show/69687

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